From Formula 1 To Surgery: How Benchmarking Increases Performance

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By Shahriar (Shar) Hosseini In an increasingly competitive world, how do businesses keep driving themselves forward?  Who do you track yourself against? Do you look at your historical performance, or do you monitor your performance against your competitors? I am sure you’ve heard about the practice of benchmarking – “a systematic search for best practices […]

Why Take An Interest In Your Interested Parties?

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One of the new concepts introduced by the latest revision of ISO 9000 is the concept of Interested Parties. The new standard has a requirement for organizations to determine the interested parties that are relevant to their quality management system and the requirement to understand the needs and expectations of these parties (4.2). Who are […]

BA Blacktop Wins the 4th Annual ASQ Vancouver Quality and Business Excellence Award

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On April 26, 2017, ASQ Vancouver was pleased to announce this year’s Quality & Business Excellence Award winner, BA Blacktop Ltd. (website). Harman Sull (Quality Manager) accepted the award on behalf of the company at the ASQ Vancouver Quality Conference lunch and awards ceremony. Founded in B.C. in 1956, BA Blacktop is a major general […]